The Rise, Progress, and Present Structure of the English Language by Matthew Harrison

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The rise, progress, and present structure of the English language. [Matthew Harrison] Get this from a library. The rise, progress, and present structure of the English language. [Matthew Harrison]   Old English () External history The coming of the Germanic tribes to England (c ) The Christianisationof England (c ) The Scandinavian invasions (c ) Literature Epic literature: Beowulf (cmanuscript from c ) Minor poetry ( onwards) The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (8th century onwards) Structure of language Sound system   The short history of English How did English reach the special position in which it finds itself today.

Mostly, the rise of English to its position as the world's main international language was a result of chance.

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This construction is also known as the durative aspect. The present progressive is used to describe an activity currently in progress. For example, "I am reading right no Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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English language, a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is closely related to Frisian, German, and Dutch languages. It originated in England and is the dominant language of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, Ireland,   The present progressive puts emphasis on the course or duration of an action.

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The present perfect is used to indicate a link between the present and the past. The time of the action is before now but not specified, and we are often more interested in the result than in the action itself.

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She has been working here for almost a year now. We have been waiting here since over an hour ago. Here is the verb read in all forms of the present perfect continuous.

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